Public opinion on human rights in Putin-era Russia: Continuities, changes, and sources of variation

@article{Gerber2017PublicOO,
  title={Public opinion on human rights in Putin-era Russia: Continuities, changes, and sources of variation},
  author={Theodore P. Gerber},
  journal={Journal of Human Rights},
  year={2017},
  volume={16},
  pages={314 - 331}
}
ABSTRACT Major setbacks in the protection of human rights during the Putin regime have produced little public outcry, suggesting that there is scant support for human rights in Russian public opinion. However, analysis of survey data spanning 2001–2015 yields several surprising conclusions. In contrast to findings from earlier studies, the data indicate that Russians think of rights in two distinct dimensions: material rights (including economic rights and rights of personal integrity) and… Expand

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